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Street runners win gold silver and bronze

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Young sprinters from Sutton scooped a trio of medals in the finals of a street athletics final organised by 100m legend Linford Christie.

Linford welcomed winners from the Sutton Street Athletics heat held in June as part of the 2014 Active Ashfield games, to the National Street Athletics final in Manchester at the weekend.

Will Bradley was one of the runners making a huge impact in the competition, sprinting to his victory in the U15 Boys 60 metre sprint.

Will was undefeated, winning through the heat, semi-final and final with ease.

Chloe Gillicker shone through in all of her races in the U13 Girls category, resulting in a photo finish in the semi-final, and securing a second place in the final.

Jared Bailey competed in the U13 Boys category, coming third in the final.

Coun Chris Baron, Leader of Ashfield District Council, said: “What a fantastic result for the team.

“Will Bradley is certainly a young talent to look out for in the future.

“It is great that the Active Ashfield Games opened the opportunity for 11 young people to be part of such an inspirational national event.”

 

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